Program Manager and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor
Bloom House Residential Treatment Center
ABOUT HOMEWARD PIKES PEAK
The mission of HPP is to work with individuals and families in our community to achieve their full potential through supportive housing and recovery services, to rebuild dignity & self-sufficiency, and permanently exit homelessness. Our efforts focus on overcoming the barriers to developing and maintaining stable housing and sober living. To do this, we adhere to commonly held social work values of service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. We believe that these values infuse the work of HPP and are a guidepost to which our staff and partners should aspire.
This position is responsible for managing referrals and overseeing enrollment of new clients while providing managerial support to the treatment center team. In addition, this manager will provide substance abuse disorder counseling inside of a new residential treatment center for pregnant and parenting women (PPW) delivering ASAM 3.5 and 3.1 level of care. This will be a dynamic position leading a small team and will be required to manage both individual counseling and treatment groups. Maintain an active caseload of 3-5 clients depending on frequency of client treatment plan and size of groups. The position reports to the Program Director and a Medical Director. This individual will work within a Special Connections program framework that is a gender responsive program maximizing the chance of a healthy birth to provide postpartum services to maintain gains made during pregnancy. Special Connections providers offer pregnancy risk assessments, care coordination services, group counseling sessions, individual counseling sessions, health education groups, and residential substance use disorder treatment in a women-only setting.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide clinical interventions that address women specific issues, substance using pregnant women and women with dependent children and their families.
- Conduct evaluations, assessments, individual counseling support and education and treatment groups for diverse populations, and provide care coordination with multiple providers
- Identify client’s needs for prenatal care, mental health care/evaluation, substance abuse counseling, housing, domestic violence shelter, prevention, and/or counseling, TANF, and make appropriate referrals.
- Aid in the process of child protection in substance abusing homes. Assist with family reunification.
- Identify client’s needs for mental health care/evaluation, substance abuse counseling, and making appropriate referrals when necessary.
- Utilize treatment approaches that implement ethical, culturally competent, evidence base practices.
- Identify strategies or methods to aid clients in the reduction of substance use or ideally abstinence from AOD and increase their self-sufficiency and self-empowerment.
Management, Administration and Supervision
This role performs service coordination that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- Work with community partners to managing referrals to the program and oversee the administration of assessments and creation of treatment plans.
- Manage staffing and schedules, planning service calendar with treatment team.
- Work with ancillary services to support the needs of clients such as doulas, midwives, massage, parenting instructors, etc.
- Document all client encounters and filing of such documentation in a timely manner. Maintain accurate records, which include client charts as well as internal and external reports; maintain confidentiality and privacy per standards with records.
- Create and maintain regular correspondence and reports regarding client progress, UA results, and attendance.
- Work on a highly collaborative team, integrate with overall organization and interface with the community.
- Manage/attend client staffing with other agencies and entities with which clients are involved when indicated.
- Provide clinical supervision for other credentialed staff members.
HOMEWARD PIKES PEAK TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES
- Attend and participate in staff meetings.
- Attend and/or participate or interact with donors, attend community events, or fundraising as requested.
- Produce documentation timely as requested for audits and audit resolutions.
- Maintain office environment to professional standards and display abundant teaming skills.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
- Licensed clinical professional with a master’s in Social Work or Psychology with a professional license (LCSW, LMFT or LPC) required for State of CO.
- LAC license is preferred; Minimum of a CAS II required.
- Knowledge and application of ASAM and DSM IV.
- Knowledge and application of code of ethics associated with respective counseling certifications and licenses.
- Completion of appropriate continuing education requirements every year to maintain licenses and certifications.
- Understanding of regulations and standards regarding privacy and confidentiality.
- Self-starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- PC skills required, use of electronic record keeping applications, use of spreadsheets, including PowerPoint and Word.
- Professional communication skills.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The yearly salary range for this position is $72,000.00 – $80,000.00 depending upon experience and qualifications. This is a full-time, exempt position.
HPP offers paid vacation, and sick leave for full-time, regular employees. Other benefits include medical, vision and dental insurance that the employee may select at one-half the cost of the monthly premium. Additionally, short term disability, accidental death and dismemberment and life insurance, and EAP is provided at no cost to the employee. Participation in 401K is also offered.
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